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controversy at a high school out in illinois. four students suspended for consuming so-called energy mints, and their families are not at all happy. we'll talk to two of those students exclusively in a moment, but first nbc's kevin tibbles has their story. kevin, good morning. >> reporter: hey, matt. well, the students from the pekin high school here in illinois say the suspensions will likely affect their grade and future education, and they say the mints they ate are perfectly legal. it all started when 17-year-old jake walker took these to school. >> i don't feel that i should lose my education over a little mint. >> reporter: they are caffein-in mints, perfectly legal, but to some school officials in pekin illinois they looked like drugs. jake and three of his friends were suspended for eating the mints during lunch. >> this is 2012, and caffein is caffein. i drink soda. jake drinks soda. i didn't see anything wrong with a caffein pill. >> reporter: school officials issued this statement. pekin community high school approaches consumption of mood-altering substances very seriously give
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available to drive down the price. an energy expert says companies gaming the system is not the main problem. >> 9 problem is we use -- the problem is we use a blend of gasoline not used anywhere else in the country. as a result, when we get know a supply problem, we can't import gasoline used in other parts of the country to smooth out that shortage. >> while the governor's order is not a long-term answer it could provide temporary relief. if you want to save cash, go to cbssf.com/gas. enter your zip code for the cheapest gas in your neighborhood. >>> dueling news conferences in san jose over measure d on next month's ballot. it would raise the minimum wage in the city to $10 an hour. the chamber of commerce released a study that says the measure would actually cost jobs, though. >> those members who said they pay a minimum wage 67% of them said they would cut employee hours and 4 3% said they would lay off workers. >> they are going to put forward one study that says minimum wage doesn't work and there are 20 well researched thoughtful studies that explain exactly why it's good for the peo
't look at the camera. three, he didn't answer anything that romney threw at him. and four, his energy level was just in the negative range. felt like he was in the middle of the black hole sucking all the energy out of him. it was just a bad performance. i was kind of amused by watching later on some of the pund ants who was basically having a seizure in the zl84suñ screaming about how obama needs to watch ms nbc. the fact is romney gave the president so many opportunities to just hit him hard and hit him back and the president looked at the call third strike each time. >> romney had a lot to gain from this debate. did the president have a lot to lose or is this okay? this performance? >> if you want to look at the few silver linings and there are very few. the president didn't make any major gasps. there is nothing memorable about anything he said. romney came in with everything to gain. obama had everything to lose. but he was essentially playing the type of old defense everyone knows doesn't do anything to prevent you from winning. so he thought he was up by a touchdown and decide
in the debate. analysts say he appeared bitter prepared and full of energy. while president barack obama appeared sluggish, tired maybe even bored. the two sparred over most topics and lot of time spent debating over health reform. >> i like the fact in my state we had republicans and democrats come together. what you did was push together a plan without a single republican vote. >> in the last few years heat care premiums have gone up it is try, true but slower than any time in the last 50 years. >> there will be 2 more, today the president is there while romney is there. in washington, jacqueline feld, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the next debate actually will feature vice-president joe biden and paul ryan. it takes place one week from today in danville, kentucky and will focus on foreign and domestic policy. president obama and mit mitt romney will face off two more times. they will met there then and their final debate is then there. >> 8:16, death row at san quintin could become a thing of the past if voters approve that. if that happens the death sentences of more than 700 would by com
reds. with the number four runs-0. and still, they strike out and they finally get some energy at at&t park. with nine- nothing. one of the worst playoff games. the cincinnati reds are leading the playoff games with 2-0. >> the oakland athletics also in the same with 2-0. verlander with a scoreless they go up 1-0. and the next batter with cocoa crisp anc cabrera and he cannot make the basket and 3-2 tigers and coco krisp with sespitas scroing and detroit is 2-0. all three games and they will begin the playoff games resuming on tuesday night here in oakland. >> exports was not enough how about the blue angels? hothe wrapped up fleet week festivities performing stunts that the golden gate bridge and alcatraz. thousands lined the waterfront and boats where they did acrobatic exhibitions. >> still, coming up the latest on the markets. (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and
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